Book 7

Summary

Safety for workers and motorists is important, including workers setting up, operating, and removing traffic control.

This course provides basic requirements for traffic control in work zones during roadway or utility construction and maintenance operations.

COURSE DURATION
8 hours
CEU Value
0.7

Course Outline

  • Applicable Regulations/Legislation and Legal Requirements Overview relating to traffic control
  • Signs: Specifications, Installations, Driver needs, capabilities, and limitations
  • Rural and urban application Book 7
  • Speed Control in Work Zones, including speed control with pilot vehicles
  • Pedestrians & Cyclists Traffic Control
  • Procedures and methods for Work Zone Traffic Control
  • Preparation before beginning work: planning, organization, and design of traffic control
  • Traffic Protection and Traffic Control Plans: How to develop and implement
  • Traffic hazards and protection measures
  • How to reduce risk and liability exposure
  • Step-by-step procedures for safe set-up and removal of traffic control
  • Traffic Control Devices: Application
  • Maintenance, sign details
  • Channelizing Devices, Cones, barrels, etc.
  • Temporary markings and delineation